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Bug 5198 - Comment not possible in MediaWiki:Sidebar if not in an extra line
Comment not possible in MediaWiki:Sidebar if not in an extra line
Status: RESOLVED WONTFIX
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Interface (Other open bugs)
unspecified
All All
: Low enhancement (vote)
: ---
Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
http://is.wiktionary.org
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: 21146 (view as bug list)
Depends on:
Blocks:
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Reported: 2006-03-07 22:49 UTC by spacebirdy
Modified: 2011-07-11 14:03 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

See Also:
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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


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Description spacebirdy 2006-03-07 22:49:54 UTC
Halló, 
if I put a comment next to MediaWiki:Sidebar it damages the sidebar.
( [[:wikt:is:Melding:Sidebar]] )
See the following screenshots for details:
http://www.geocities.com/sesheep/bugzilla/melding-sidebar-err1.jpg
http://www.geocities.com/sesheep/bugzilla/melding-sidebar-err2.jpg
http://www.geocities.com/sesheep/bugzilla/melding-sidebar-noerr1.jpg
I also tested this on de.wikt: same result:
http://www.geocities.com/sesheep/bugzilla/mediawiki-sidebar-de.jpg

Shouldn't it be possible to put a comment everywhere?
The comment now only works if put in an extra line.

Many thanks in advance, 
best regards, Elisabeth Anderl [[:wikt:is:Notandi:Spacebirdy]]
Comment 1 Brion Vibber 2006-03-07 22:56:56 UTC
The sidebar isn't HTML or wiki text; it's a special syntax and doesn't 
support comments in any explicit way.
Comment 2 Alexandre Emsenhuber [IAlex] 2009-10-22 16:19:28 UTC
*** Bug 21146 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 3 Niklas Laxström 2010-11-04 14:26:33 UTC
Is this wontfix or does someone think it should be fixed?
Comment 4 Dan Collins 2011-07-11 14:03:49 UTC
Apparently no one thinks it should be fixed. The sidebar uses a weird and special syntax, and while it would be nice if it didn't, it seems to work pretty well, so I'll close this wontfix. Also changing to enhancement, since that's what it is, and clearing platform fields.

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